Day 1 Completed
|Average Chip Stack||5,372,500|
|Blinds||60,000 / 120,000|
Players Info - Day 1
Day 1 Completed
The final two players battled heads-up for nearly and hour and the stacks were nearly even.
They agreed to split the remaining prize pool evenly and take home $16,259 each and run one hand out for the trophy.
Mike Dobbs came out on top when his ace nine improved to two pair to take the last BPO trophy of the series and his fifth Borgata Poker trophy.
"He's a really good player it's amazing that he is only 21 years old and already plays that well" Dobbs said about his opponent Ryan Dodd.
The two players shook hands in the early morning hours and made their way to the payout line after a long night of tournament poker.
|Mario De La Puente||Busted|
Ryan Dodd moved all in from the button and John Robinson put his stack of about 1,800,000 in from the small blind. With the action on Mike Dobbs in the big he called for about 1,700,000 and the hands were shown.
Dobbs had a sweat when the dealer fanned the flop giving Dodd the nut flush draw but the turn and river were no help to Dodd.
Dobbs' kings held up and Robinson was eliminated the very next hand earning $7,224 for his third place finish.
MIchael Gregorio got his last 750,000 all in pre-flop holding against the of Mike Dobbs.
The board ran out and Dobbs paired his ace on the turn to score the knockout.
Gregorio is our fourth place finisher earning $5,807 for his efforts.
Rob Matos got his stack of about 1,000,000 all in pre-flop holding against the of Mike Dobbs.
The dealer fanned the flop and Dobbs maintained the lead with his pocket tens.
The hit the turn and Matos paired his king to put a hammerlock on the hand. The hit the river and Dobbs spiked his two outer improving to a set of tens to score the knockout.
Matos wished his tablemates luck as he made his way to the payout line to collect $4,568 for his fifth place finish.
A short stacked Mike Bonita got his last 290,000 all in pre-flop holding against the of Rob Matos.
The runout was no help to Bonita and he was eliminated in sixth earning $3,755 for his efforts.
Yijun Lin got the last of chips all in pre-flop holding against the of Mike Dobbs.
The board ran out and Dobbs' pocket sixes held up to earn him the knockout.
Lin is our seventh place Event #23 finisher and will take home $3,020 for his efforts.
Fred Williams got his last 550,000 in on the flop holding against the of Ryan Dodd.
The turn and river sealed the deal for Dodd and Williams was eliminated in eighth place earning $2,284 for his efforts.
Dodd is now all alone at the top of the chip counts with more than double the chips of his nearest opponent.